No Picture
Features

What does HST mean for farmers?

ANALYZING THE NUMBERS A number of GFO’S members have inquired about the upcoming introduction of the Harmonized Sales Tax (HST). Provided is a brief explanation of the changes and an analysis of the likely impact [Read more]

No Picture
Features

Precision Seeding

FINDING THE RIGHT IMPLEMENT, THE IDEAL RATE AND A GOOD TREATMENT TO MAXIMIZE SOYBEAN YIELD although traditional seed drills do a poor job of distributing seed evenly, it has been widely accepted that this has [Read more]

No Picture
Features

Respecting the power of water

SOIL EROSION IS BEST TACKLED SOONER THAN LATER soil erosion by water is an important concern on many farms across Ontario – whether realized or not. “Although most operations have adopted some form of conservation [Read more]

No Picture
Features

One giant step

SEQUENCING THE CORN GENOME: A MONUMENTAL ACHIEVEMENT THAT IS ALREADY BEGINNING TO ACCELERATE BREEDING IMPROVEMENTS corn researchers around the world are very excited these days – and growers should be as well. A talented group [Read more]

No Picture
Features

Quality management

STRATEGIES TO MAXIMIZE SPRING WHEAT QUALITY AND YIELD with recent memories filled with wet weather, disease and poor quality, it’s no wonder that many farmers are re-thinking their planting plans when it comes to spring [Read more]